Anne-Marie Casey is a screenwriter, novelist and playwright working in the UK, Ireland and the US. She was a successful drama producer in Film and TV in the UK before becoming a writer full time. She has written TV and Film scripts for all the major broadcasters in the UK and Ireland, most recently devising an original series, The Harbour, for BBC Drama. Her film script Bridget Cleary, for Wildfire Films and the Irish Film Board, starring Richard Armitage and Romola Garai, directed by Jim O’Hanlon, is scheduled for production in 2016. Her theatrical adaptations of Little Women and Wuthering Heights enjoyed sell-out runs at the Gate Theatre in Dublin, in 2011/12 and 2014/15. Her first novel An Englishwoman in New York was a bestseller in Ireland, a Kirkus reviews best book of the year in the US and a YOU magazine book club pick in the UK. Her new novel The Real Liddy James will be published in the UK by Hodder and in the US by Putnam/Penguin in September 2016. She is currently writing a new stage adaptation for the Gate Theatre.
2015 – BRIDGET CLEARY, a feature film adaptation of the book by Angela Bourke. Producer, Wildfire Films, Director, Jim O’Hanlon, starring Richard Armitage.